Tonight is the start of the All-Star Game festivities, starting with the Home Run Derby. Tomorrow night is the All-Star Game. All of the action is taking place in Cleveland, Ohio at Progressive Field. This break in the regular season means it is time to look at how each of the teams are doing as we look ahead to the action once the regular season resumes. So here is a Standings Update. Where do your favorite teams lie so far? Find out here (source: Yahoo! Sports): --- AMERICAN LEAGUE: AT ALL-STAR BREAK --- AL EAST: New York Yankees (57-31), TB (52-39), BOS (49-41), TOR (34-57), BAL (27-62) AL CENTRAL: Minnesota (56-33), CLE (50-38), CHW (42-44), KC (30-61), DET (28-57) AL WEST: Houston (57-33), OAK (50-41), TEX (48-42), LAA (45-46), SEA (39-55) CURRENT AL WILD CARD: Tampa Bay and Cleveland --- NATIONAL LEAGUE: AT ALL-STAR BREAK --- NL EAST: Atlanta (54-37), WAS (47-42), PHI (47-43), NYM (40-50), MIA (33-55) NL CENTRAL: Chicago Cubs (47-43), MIL (47-44), STL (44-44), PIT (44-45), CIN (41-46) NL WEST: Los Angeles Dodgers (60-32), ARI (46-45), SD (45-45), COL (44-45), SF (41-48) CURRENT NL WILD CARD: Washington and Philadelphia --- OTHER OBSERVATIONS: AT ALL-STAR BREAK... --- PERCENTAGES: ...BEST WIN PERCENTAGE: Los Angeles Dodgers (0.652) ...WORST WIN PERCENTAGE: Baltimore (0.303) RECORDS... ...BEST HOME: Los Angeles Dodgers (37-12) ...BEST AWAY: Minnesota (28-18) ...WORST HOME: Baltimore (11-31) ...WORST AWAY: Baltimore (16-31) STREAKS... ...LONGEST WINNING STREAK: Cleveland (6 straight wins) ...LONGEST LOSING STREAK: Colorado (6 straight losses) CURRENT TEN-GAME STRETCH... ...BEST CURRENT 10-GAME STRETCH: Washington (8-2) ...WORST CURRENT 10-GAME STRETCH: Kansas City, Detroit, and Seattle (2-8 each) ONE-RUN GAMES (games decided by one run)... ...BEST 1-RUN GAME RECORD: San Diego (19-9) ...WORST 1-RUN GAME RECORD: Kansas City (6-16) So this is what all of these teams will be looking at once the All-Star festivities end. It will be interesting to see who can maintain their proper form, or maybe we can see lower teams make a playoff push. Now for some extra musings... And how about that NL Central? I told you the NL Central was going to be fun to watch in 2019. However, I wasn't expecting the field to be THAT narrow! From the lead to the bottom is within 4.5 games. It seems like almost anyone in the NL Central can win. Meanwhile, the best record in baseball remains with the Los Angeles Dodgers; and the Dodgers are well ahead in their division, leading 2nd Place Arizona by 13.5 games. The bottom team with the best record so far is Dolph Drago's Cincinnati Reds at 41-46. Speaking of bottom teams, most of the woes have been with American League teams. I know I said Detroit probably wouldn't be dead last in the AL Central. But... they are. They're in the AL Central basement looking up at Kansas City. Seattle fell off the map after a fine start to the 2019 season. Seattle is in the AL West basement. Still with the worst record in baseball is the Baltimore Orioles at 27-62 and 30.5 games behind the AL East leading New York Yankees. There you have it. Good luck to all of the All-Stars and all of your favorite teams the rest of the way.